Donald Wayne Swander

 

Obituary, Northern Wyoming Daily News, Worland, Wyoming, Tuesday, 24 Sept. 1996, page 2.
     WORLAND --- Worland native and longtime area resident Donald Wayne Swander, 33, died in a single-vehicle accident east of Worland early on Saturday, Sept. 21.
     He was born on May 4, 1963 in Worland, a son of Robert and Frances Kay (Lyman) Swander.
     He grew up on the family ranch  on the Lower Nowood, near Ten Sleep.  He attended the Ten Sleep School, where he excelled in basketball, football and track.  He graduated from high school in 1981,  He attended Northwest Community College in Powell and majored in welding.
     He began working as a truck driver and welder at McGarvin Moberly Construction Co. in 1984, and was a hot-mix plant operator at the time of his death.  He was also a sound-mixer for the band Runaways.
     Mr. Swander was an outdoors enthusiast.  He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
     Survivors include his parents of  Cody; his maternal grandparents, Clair and Mildred (Riley) Lyman of Worland; two brothers, Stephen of Pueblo, Colo., and Roy of Coleville, Utah; two sisters, Sandra Howe of Sandy, Utah, and Julie Dykes of Casper; and 10 nieces and nephews.
     He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Amos and Ida Bell Swander; and by a nephew, Dustin Amos Swander.
     The service is scheduled for 1 p.m. today at the Worland Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, with Bishop Mike Ostler officiating.  Burial will follow at the Ten Sleep Cemetery.
     Memorials may be made to the Primary Children's Hospital in care of Bryant Funeral Home, P.O. Box 524, Worland, 82401.
     Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Donald Wayne Swander, Obituary, The Pioneer, Ten Sleep, Wyoming, Oct. 4, 1996, page 4.
     Donald Wayne Swander was born May 4, 1963, son of Robert and Kay (Lyman) Swander.  He grew up on a ranch on Lower Nowood, attended Ten Sleep Schools, graduated in 1981 then attended Northwest Community College in Powell and majored in welding.  He worked for 
McGarvin Moberly Construction Co. in 1984, and was a hot-mix plant operator at the time of his death.  He was also a sound-mixer for the Runaway Band.  He loved the outdoors.  Survivors include his parents of  Cody; his maternal grandparents, Clair and Mildred Lyman, two brothers, Stephen of Pueblo, Colorado, Roy of Coleville, Utah and two sisters, Sandra Howe of Sandy, Utah and Julie Dykes of Casper, and 10 nieces and nephews.   He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Amos and Ida Bell Swander; and by a nephew, Dustin Amos Swander.  Funeral services were held at the Worland Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and burial was in Ten Sleep Cemetery on the 24th.